Because he’s back home tonight, in Texas, to face the Rangers.

And because the line-up behind him seems to have gotten its groove back, with the return of Gonzo’s mojo as well as Professor Ellsbury.

And because Ortiz, one of the biggest surprises of this season, is back at DH, hopefully set to start tearing things up again.

But mostly because his smiling, quite frankly, scares the shit out of people.